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The Rickshaw Challenge

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"There are Indians who own many Mercedes cars. There are Indians who do not even have a bicycle. But every Indian would have traveled in an autorickshaw at least once in his or her lifetime."

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Photography by R.C. Hörsch

RC Horsch 13 DEFIANT

"A photograph of a naked person can sometimes be art if it is monochrome, fuzzy and out of focus, hides naughty detail in obscure metahpor and, most important of all, the artist is dead. Pornography is everything else." --Paul Little (aka Max Hardcore)

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Cuba Cubano

Cuba Cubano

Many people who put me up in their homes told me they feared being ratted out by a nosy neighbour or being blackmailed in some way for having hosted a foreigner illegally. The official casas particulares have no fear because they're doing it above board.

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17 Things Scarier Than Bears On The Pacific Crest Trail

17 Things Scarier Than Bears On The Pacific Crest Trail

People are mostly interested in hikers’ thoughts on the “scary things” out in the wilderness. Basically: bears, mountain lions, and murderers. Why people are so fixated on bears and murderers?

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Racing Chairs

Nathan at Paralympics London 2012

Interview with Paralympic Athletes Anjali Forber-Pratt (2008 Beijing Paralympics; 2012 London Paralympics) and Nathan Dewitt (London 2012 Paralympics).

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Confessions of a Female Sex Tourist

Confessions of a Female Sex Tourist

The fact that it took me almost twenty five years to realize I was a female sex tourist is not a defense. Check the screaming tabloids and anti-prostitution literature to confirm that sex tourism is totally unacceptable. Zero tolerance.

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Get Off and Walk

Get off and Walk

Interview with long rider Bernice Ende, who is currently travelling 8,000 miles across North America on horseback.

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Quests of the Turner Twins

The sleds

We would wake at 3:00 AM in our tents which would have thick frost on everything inside, which made it uncomfortable to wake up. It would take two hours to melt the snow for our food as the temperatures at this time of the morning weren’t much above -30° C.

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Shiretoko

Motorcycle girls with the author at a youth hostel near Abas

The ice on the road starts a few kilometers beneath the summit. It is black ice. Invisible. Very dangerous. Especially for a cyclist. If you have an accident on the pass and are unable to descend, you will die of exposure . . . .

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By Bicycle Through the South of Myanmar

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I stayed with Buddhist monks in monasteries, got invited for food by families, tried to camp on a field while fifty people were watching me. I cycled (or often pushed) along some of the toughest roads of my entire journey.

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